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Testone coin of Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (Italy)

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Coin, silver. Testone of Gianfrancesco II. Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua (1484-1519). Obv. FR.MARMANTVE · IIII. Bust to left, hair long and wearing cuirass. Rev. D' PROBASTI · M · ET. COGNOVISTI. ME. mm. A covered cup (?) A bundle of faggots intact amid flames. Wt. 150.8 grains. Bought, £10 10s. V&A no. 359–1907.

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  • Title: Testone coin of Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (Italy)
  • Date Created: 1484-1519
  • Type: coin

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